Willie Walsh, head of International Air Transport Association, says revised projection because of faster-than-expected reopening of mainland China’s borders.
Many find flexible work arrangements a more appealing way to get the job done, but bosses not convinced.
US and European airlines will not increase flights to and from China while being forced to make detours around Russia, says Willie Walsh, head of International Air Transport Association
Airline will not tap HK$7.8 billion bridging loan extended as part of restructuring deal reached during pandemic.
International Air Transport Association chief Willie Walsh says Cathay Pacific faces a complex process in rebuilding its international network.
China’s restoration of global connections also hampered by inability to regain outbound slots at foreign airports, says International Air Transport Association member.
City’s embattled carrier grappling with disgruntled staff as it claws its way back from pandemic.
In internal memo, CEO Ronald Lam calls for soul-searching within company, argues behaviour of fired attendants had compromised hard work of other colleagues.
Main programme for BN(O) passport holders covers dependents but only if they applied at the same time as parents.
Suspects, aged 16 to 33, detained in raid on drug warehouse, where officers seized 110 grams of crack cocaine and 88 grams of cannabis, among other narcotics.
But ‘Zen, calm and quiet’ may be hard to find as Japan’s manpower crunch leaves tourism workers stretched, stressed.
Ronald Lam tells shareholders ‘aggressive’ target of 70 per cent pre-pandemic passenger capacity by year-end unlikely to increase.
Cathay Pacific offers about 4,500 free round-trip tickets as part of government’s ‘Hello Hong Kong’ campaign.
Chinese University study shows most interviewees consistently backed practices such as wearing masks in public places, using alcohol-based sanitisers.
Company shifting some functions to Singapore but pledges to maintain ‘significant presence’ and leadership roles locally.
‘Strong fiscal policy support has helped economy navigate through multiple shocks over last few years’, international body says.
Increase to city’s minimum hourly wage expected to affect 60,000 people, mostly those in security and cleaning jobs.
Company chief executive Stanley Hui says he aims to open up new routes to places such as Manila and Ho Chi Minh City and boost flight frequencies to current destinations,
First Greater Bay Airlines flight to Osaka from Hong Kong took off on Friday morning, with return leg set for 6pm.
With demand outstripping supply of seats, ticket prices are considerably higher than before pandemic.
Consul General Chaturont Chaiyakam also says businesses in region have greater interest in Hong Kong after city turned focus on improving Asean ties.
Etude to withdraw from Hong Kong on Monday, with retailer announcing farewell sale at last store in city.
Survey by Chinese University of 10,000 people said to be Asia’s largest study of those with long Covid.
Industry experts say city must diversify its offerings by promoting neighbourhood charms and outdoor attractions, while giving tourists more options for digital payment.
Catering sector still clawing way back to pre-pandemic levels, with mainland Chinese customers not playing big role over long weekend.
Firefighters rescue truck driver and two male passengers trapped in vehicle.
Hong Kong International Aviation Academy has joined with Hong Kong Airlines to offer programme, with plan to partner with local universities and flying schools over border and overseas
Catering and hotel industry leaders say number of residents heading overseas this Easter break likely to affect business, with no huge spike in mainland arrivals expected during period.
Local travel agencies have been forced to delay hotel check-in times for passengers and amend itineraries for tour groups, industry representatives say.